#17 Driftfishing for Salmon and Steelhead


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Driftfishing used to be the most successfully employed technique to pursue salmon and steelhead. Now, with limited bank access, new-born techniques and the popularity of driftboats, driftfishing is not as popular as it used to be. However, this widely known method of catching salmon and steelhead still has a very valuable place in our fisheries and when conditions are right can be a deadly way to catch the fish we pursue throughout the Northwest.